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EP 1030546 A1 2000-08-30 - CLEARING APPARATUS AND CARRIAGE FOR A CLEARING DEVICE

Title (en)

CLEARING APPARATUS AND CARRIAGE FOR A CLEARING DEVICE

Title (de)

RÄUMVORRICHTUNG UND WAGEN FÜR EINE RÄUMVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE DEFRICHAGE ET CHARIOT POUR DISPOSITIF DE DEFRICHAGE

Publication

EP 1030546 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98950932 A

Priority

  • US 9820973 W
  • US 94414597 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9917601A1] A clearing apparatus (10) which includes a clearing device (12) for use in clearing operations, and a carriage (14) for supporting a clearing device (12) during use. The clearing device is a clearing device of any conventional type and includes an elongated support member (16), a power unit (20) at one end of the support member and a clearing head (18) at the other end of the support member. the carriage comprises a frame structure having a lower end portion and having an upper end portion to extend upwardly from the lower end portion during use of the apparatus, a single support wheel (30) having a wheel axis (32) about which the support wheel (30) is rotatably mounted to the lower end portion of the frame strut (24) to support the frame strut (24) on a support surface (34) during use, a pivot mount intermediate the lower and upper end portions of the frame strut (24) mounting the support member of the clearing device to the frame strut (24) to allow the clearing head (18) to be displaced laterally relative to the wheel plane, and a guide handle (38) extending from the upper end portion of the frame strut for use in guiding the support wheel during use.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A01D 67/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A01D 34/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A01D 34/001 (2013.01); A01D 2101/00 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9917601 A1 19990415; AU 9684898 A 19990427; EP 1030546 A1 20000830; EP 1030546 A4 20001213; US 5970692 A 19991026

INPADOC legal status

2001-08-01 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20010418

2000-12-13 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20001027

2000-12-13 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2000-08-30 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000504

2000-08-30 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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